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CNN
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am PST
meeting. she said president obama told benjamin netanyahu that he understands israel's right to self-defense in light of countless rocket attacks on israeli civilians being launched from gaza. the president urged that prime minister netanyahu make every effort to avoid civilian casualties. do we think this administration has were leverage in making sure that happens? >> i mean, the israelis really feel that they have gone too far. they simply could not hold back from defending themselves because of the hundreds of attacks. trying to stop that, trying to tell israel not to defend itself is really impossible, but that said, the danger of this, of course escalation and all-out war is really very high. that's why this administration is trying to, you know, urge both sides to stop. it's obviously not being very successful. >> you know, tony blair has put a lot of political capital in this trying to come up with a peace agreement for the middle east. he spoke about this recently, what he sees is happening. i want to play a little bit for you. >> the single thing that's most important strai
CNN
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
obama a liar. is he right? >> no. and that is absolutely outrageous, carol. and i think that is what is leading to this kind of protracted and ugly fight, which is exactly what the american people did not want coming out of this election. they wanted their leaders to work together and on something as important as benghazi, i think that every party leader needs to understand that they should dial it down a notch and really feg out what happened here. we're talking about the deaths of four americans. we're talking about an ten intelligence community that is under fire. that should be important to both parties. and ei agree with ron, we need o figure out what the cia knew, what general petraeus knew. it also goes to susan rice, ambassador rice and what she said, which came directly from the talking points that the intelligence community put together for her. so we all need to step back and really work together to figure out what happened here. >> the strange thing, if general petraeus is to blame when he was cia director, he's already gone. you can't exactly fire him, ron. >> no, that's
CNN
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
place the blame on president obama. >> all right. thank you, maggie. appreciate it. >>> now to white house correspondent briana keiller. briana is talking about the four congressional leaders who were called to the meeting to the white house, calling it constructive. so, briana, that's a word that they use all the time. it doesn't really reveal very much. do we think there was any movement at all, any willingness to work together? >> i think so. maybe they do use that word a lot or they say productive, but i saw something today at the white house that i'm not sure that i have ever seen before, and that is the four of them standing together at a mai microphone trying to inspire some confidence that they're going to move forward with this and do so not in a way that really takes it to the edge. you heard from leader reid. he said we're not going to wait until the last day in december. leader pelosi said before christmas that she wants to inspire confidence in the markets and in consumers, so listen to what all four of them said. some pretty positive notes they were sounding. >> we had
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